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  • Jan 09 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Rights Situation in North Korea Worries UN Security Council

EW YORK (IDN) – Two days after the United Nations human rights wing drew attention to more than 60 years of “involuntary” separation between families from the two Koreas and called for steps to encourage reunion and alleviate suffering, senior UN officials have highlighted the need for the Security Council to pay attention to human [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Africa

NGO launches project to join peace-building efforts

The Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human rights media advocacy non-governmental organisation, has joined efforts geared at building peace in the country before, during and after the 2016 elections with the launching of its Change for Peace Education (CAPE) project By Dennis Peprah, GNA Sunyani, Sept.1, GNA – The Global Media Foundation (GLOMEF), a human [...]

  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Uncategorized

UN expert pushes for HR in trade regime

Bangladesh, Sept. 13 — The United Nations Independent Expert on promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, on Tuesday called on States and Parliaments to make sure that all future trade agreements stipulate the primacy of human rights. Existing treaties should be revised to ensure they do not conflict with the [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Honour killing is human rights violation, says Nallakannu

MADURAI,TAMIL NADU Honour killing is human rights violation, said Communist Party of India leader R. Nallakannu here on Saturday. Speaking at a public hearing organised by Evidence, an NGO fighting against honour killing, he said that every human being had the right to live. The government has the responsibility to protect its civilians. Whenever there [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Kashmir: human rights and wrongs

On August 17, more than 40 days after the start of the latest wave of brutal Indian repression of the Kashmiris, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, made a startling statement that his “sincere attempts to independently access the facts in relation to reports of human rights violations have failed” since his [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Bluster or masterstroke: Depends on what Govt does, say ex-diplomats

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw down the Balochistan gauntlet at Pakistan, a majority of seven former Foreign Secretaries The Indian Express spoke with struck a note of caution, as they mulled over the “imponderables” and what is going to follow next from the government. The Indian Express reached out to former Foreign Secretaries Shivshankar [...]

  • Aug 19 / 2016
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Europe

HRW pide que los últimos atentados no afecten a la responsabilidad de proteger a los refugiados

HRW pide que los últimos atentados no afecten a la responsabilidad de proteger a los refugiados 329 words 19 November 2015 03:47 AM Europa Press – Sociedad EURSOC Spanish Copyright 2015. Europa Press. MADRID, 19 (EUROPA PRESS) La organización no gubernamental Human Rights Watch (HRW) ha subrayado este jueves que los gobiernos no deberían permitir que los [...]

  • Aug 17 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza regional de protección

Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza regional de protección 256 words 8 August 2016 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. MIL OSI - Source: United Nations – in Spanish – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sudán del Sur: Ban acoge con beneplácito el acuerdo para una fuerza [...]

  • Aug 15 / 2016
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North America

Corea del Norte: Violaciones DDHH ordenadas por gobierno,ONU.

Corea del Norte: Violaciones DDHH ordenadas por gobierno,ONU. 168 words 22 December 2014 03:50 PM ANSA – Spanish Service (BASP) ANSECL Spanish © 2014 ANSA. NUEVA YORK, 22 (ANSA) – Las violaciones de los derechos humanos en Corea del Norte representan “una política deliberada ordenada por los niveles más altos del gobierno”, dijo el Consejo [...]

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